Monthly Archives: May 2012

An untitled manifesto.

1. These are the words that are on my mind, that are cluttering the other words that wait to be written, sober, calm, confident, relaxed. Some are abstract, many. But this is what metaphors are for, pulling meaning to focus, … Continue reading

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A meditation on antonyms and etymological activism

Douglas Cole, on the discourse of salvage ethnography: . . . The insights into the significance of collecting and exhibitions and the motivations and world views that stood behind them are an important contribution to our understanding of European, American, … Continue reading

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I went searching for an antonym

for salvage. And the slippery lickery mercury cool slideroll of the word flashed a grin. Rescue, retain, restore, recover, save, retrieve those objects that are not yours as though they were once yours, as though they are now yours, saved, … Continue reading

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